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Activated Carbon

Activated Carbon

US demand for virgin and reactivated products sold by activated carbon suppliers will reach 970 million pounds in 2020. The granular activated carbon product segment includes standard granular activated carbon as well as specialty granular types including extruded or pelletized, spherical, and chemical-impregnated varieties. This study also covers demand for other higher-value activated carbon products including carbon cloth and carbon monoliths. Data is provided for the years 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025.

Activated carbon types covered include:
Powdered
Granular

Liquid phase applications include:
Water Treatment
Food & Beverage Processing
Pharmaceutical & Medical
Mining

Gas phase applications include:
Industrial Air Purification
Motor Vehicles


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • Macroeconomic Overview
      • Table MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS
    • Manufacturing Overview
      • Table MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS
    • Demographic Overview
      • Table POPULATION & HOUSEHOLDS
    • Historical Market Trends
      • Table ACTIVATED CARBON MARKET, 2005-2015
    • Environmental & Regulatory Issues
      • Table SELECT ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES & RELATED REGULATIONS
      • The Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
      • The Clean Air Act
      • The Clean Water Act
      • Safe Drinking Water Act
    • Competitive Materials & Technologies
    • World Demand
  • SUPPLY & DEMAND
    • General
      • Table CHART III-1 ACTIVATED CARBON INDUSTRY FLOWCHART
    • Product Shipments & Inventories
      • Table ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCTION & SHIPMENTS
    • Production Capacity
      • Table US VIRGIN ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY COMPANY, 2015
      • Table CHART III-2 GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF SELECTED VIRGIN ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCTION PLANTS, 2015
    • Reactivation Activity
      • Strategic Considerations
      • Reactivation Methods
      • Reactivation Capacity
        • Table US ACTIVATED CARBON REACTIVATION CAPACITY BY COMPANY, 2015
        • Table CHART III-3 GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF SELECTED ACTIVATED CARBON REACTIVATION PLANTS, 2015
    • Foreign Trade
      • Table FOREIGN TRADE IN ACTIVATED CARBON
      • Imports
        • Table US ACTIVATED CARBON IMPORTS, 2011-2015
        • Table CHART III-4 US ACTIVATED CARBON IMPORTS, 2015
      • Exports
        • Table US ACTIVATED CARBON EXPORTS, 2011-2015
        • Table CHART III-5 US ACTIVATED CARBON EXPORTS, 2015
    • Supply & Demand
      • Table ACTIVATED CARBON SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART III-6 US ACTIVATED CARBON SHIPMENTS BY TYPE, 2005-2015
    • Demand by Material
      • Table ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY MATERIAL
      • Table CHART III-7 ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY MATERIAL, 2015
    • Pricing Trends
      • Table ACTIVATED CARBON PRICING
  • TYPES
    • General
      • Table ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY TYPE & APPLICATION
      • Table CHART IV-1 ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY TYPE & APPLICATION, 2005-2025
    • Powdered Activated Carbon
      • Table ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON
      • Production Capacity
        • Table VIRGIN POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY COMPANY, 2015
      • Supply & Demand
        • Table POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Demand by Application
        • Table POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION
        • Table CHART IV-2 POWDERED ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION, 2015
    • Granular Activated Carbon
      • Table ADVANTAGES & DISADVANTAGES OF GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON
      • Production Capacity
        • Table VIRGIN GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON PRODUCTION CAPACITY BY COMPANY, 2015
      • Supply & Demand
        • Table GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Demand by Application
        • Table GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION
        • Table CHART IV-3 GRANULAR ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION, 2015
    • Other Activated Carbon Products
      • Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ACTIVATED CARBON SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Demand by Type
        • Table OTHER ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY TYPE
  • LIQUID PHASE APPLICATIONS
    • General
      • Table LIQUID PHASE ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION & TYPE
      • Table CHART V-1 LIQUID PHASE ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION, 2015
    • Water Treatment
      • Water Withdrawal & Use Trends
        • Table WATER USE TRENDS
      • Activated Carbon Demand
        • Table WATER TREATMENT APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON BY TYPE & APPLICATION
        • Table DRINKING WATER TREATMENT APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON BY END USE & TYPE
        • Table MUNICIPAL DRINKING WATER TREATMENT APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
        • Table RESIDENTIAL DRINKING WATER TREATMENT APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
        • Table WASTEWATER & SEWAGE TREATMENT APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON BY TYPE
        • Table GROUNDWATER & OTHER WATER TREATMENT APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON BY TYPE
    • Food & Beverage Processing
      • Food & Beverage Industry Overview
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE INDUSTRY INDICATORS
      • Activated Carbon Demand
        • Table FOOD & BEVERAGE PROCESSING APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON BY APPLICATION & TYPE
        • Table SWEETENER PROCESSING APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON BY TYPE
        • Table OTHER FOOD & BEVERAGE PROCESSING APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
    • Pharmaceutical & Medical
      • Pharmaceutical Industry Overview
        • Table PHARMACEUTICAL SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Activated Carbon Demand
        • Table PHARMACEUTICAL & MEDICAL APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
    • Mining
      • Mining Industry Overview
        • Table NONFUEL MINING MATERIALS HANDLED
      • Activated Carbon Demand
        • Table MINING APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
    • Other Liquid Phase Applications
      • Table OTHER LIQUID PHASE APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
  • GAS PHASE APPLICATIONS
    • General
      • Table GAS PHASE ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION & TYPE
      • Table CHART VI-1 GAS PHASE ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY APPLICATION & TYPE, 2005-2015
    • Industrial Air Purification
      • Table INDUSTRIAL AIR PURIFICATION APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON BY TYPE
      • Mercury Removal
        • Table MERCURY REMOVAL APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
      • Industrial Gas Stream Treatment
        • Table INDUSTRIAL GAS STREAM TREATMENT APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
      • HVAC & Other Industrial Air Purification
        • Table HVAC & OTHER INDUSTRIAL AIR PURIFICATION APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
    • Motor Vehicles
      • Table MOTOR VEHICLE APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
      • Motor Vehicle Industry Outlook
        • Table MOTOR VEHICLE INDICATORS
      • Emissions Canisters Activated Carbon Demand
        • Table MOTOR VEHICLE EMISSIONS CANISTERS APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
      • Other Motor Vehicle Activated Carbon Demand
        • Table OTHER MOTOR VEHICLE APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
    • Other Gas Phase Applications
      • Table OTHER GAS PHASE APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
      • Solvent Recovery
        • Table SOLVENT RECOVERY APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
      • All Other Gas Phase Applications
        • Table ALL OTHER GAS PHASE APPLICATIONS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON
  • REGIONS
    • General
    • Regional Trends
      • Population Patterns
        • Table POPULATION BY REGION
      • Economic Outlook
        • Table GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
      • Coal-Fired Electricity Overview
        • Table US COAL-FIRED ELECTRICITY GENERATION BY REGION
        • Table CHART VII-1 US COAL-FIRED ELECTRICITY GENERATION BY SUBREGION, 2015
    • Regional Demand for Activated Carbon
      • Table ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY REGION & TYPE
      • Table CHART VII-2 REGIONAL INDICATORS FOR ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND, 2015
      • Northeast
        • Table NORTHEAST ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
        • Table NORTHEAST ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET, & TYPE
      • Midwest
        • Table MIDWEST ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
        • Table MIDWEST ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET, & TYPE
      • South
        • Table SOUTH ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
        • Table SOUTH ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET, & TYPE
      • West
        • Table WEST ECONOMIC OVERVIEW
        • Table WEST ACTIVATED CARBON DEMAND BY SUBREGION, MARKET, & TYPE
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
      • Table SELECTED ACTIVATED CARBON SALES BY COMPANY, 2015
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VIII-1 US ACTIVATED CARBON MARKET SHARE BY COMPANY, 2015
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Acquisitions & Divestitures
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Technology & Manufacturing
      • Feedstocks
      • Production Technology
      • Product Characteristics
      • Manufacturing Trends
    • Research & Development
      • Raw Material Development
      • Other Research & Development Activities
    • Participating Companies

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